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    419 million Facebook users' phone numbers exposed

    Is this the latest 419 scam :unsure:
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    Proposal to automatically pass failing learners back on the table for South African schools

    This government is a business whose sole purpose is to stay in power by collecting votes. As such, this strategy makes perfect sense.
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    Takealot opens 25 new collection points in South Africa

    Until you get a message telling you that your delivery is scheduled for today and you wait at the office until 6pm and nothing arrives. At least with the collection points, you know it's there when they say it is.
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    What is the best car you have ever owned?

    2004 Ford Mondeo. Reliable, comfortable and great value for money. I kept it for 13 years
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    What is the best gadget you have ever bought?

    Garmin Forerunner 935
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    Comitis tears City of Cape Town to shreds

    And here I was, thinking Comitis was some kind of fungal or bacterial infection...
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    Personal Laptop for Computer Illiterate Relative

    She already has an Ipad that she loves and it can do pretty much anything she needs except print.
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    Personal Laptop for Computer Illiterate Relative

    My Aunt needs a new laptop. It needs to do 2 things - browse the internet, and be able to print from Gmail. Can anyone recommend anything? I was thinking of a Chromebook but it looks like there are some printing issues there. I would actually prefer a non Windows system for her, because...
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    Stop – Don’t buy that new smartphone just yet

    This years iPhone will come without a screen. Instead there will be a USB C port and a separate screen will be available for purchase. Of course this means you won't be able to use your screen and charge your phone at the same time, but for most users this will not be a problem.
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    Apple has launched a new iPod

    Interesting perspective - I can also see some potential sales to people who have older car radios with an aux jack. Be interesting to see how many they will sell. I for one really don't need one and I honestly think that the market for this is really limited, specially at that price.
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    Apple has launched a new iPod

    Who is this aimed at? The less than 1% of the worlds population that doesn't have a phone capable of playing music?
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    Driver's License Renewal - Gauteng

    Also went to Centurion and had a similar easy experience. If nothing has changed, be aware that you will not receive an SMS for delivery and that you will need to phone them to check that it is there. Then don't arrive at 12:05 like I did because they close for lunch between 12 and 1pm
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    Driver's License Renewal - Gauteng

    I seems like they never send the SMS for card collection. I called the branch (Centurion in my case) and was told the card was ready. Pro tip : they are closed from 12 to 1 for lunch so don't get there at 12:05 like I did :(. None of the people I was with got a collection SMS, some had waited...
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    USB C to Audio cable for iPad pro

    Thanks, I think I'll go to the store to check it like you say. I assumed these would all work, so ordered the last one from Takealot.
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    USB C to Audio cable for iPad pro

    If that's the same as this one it seems to have issues with the latest iPad pro :
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    USB C to Audio cable for iPad pro

    I have the new iPad Pro and just bought an AP Link USB C to audio cable adapter that does not work - the sound still comes out the speakers (tried on 2 sets of earphones) :( Can anyone recommend or link to an adapter cable that actually does work on the new iPad?
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    Awesome tech deals from Makro and Dion Wired

    Also, try ordering anything online from Makro and see how that works out for you...
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    Apple sold more smartphones than Samsung last quarter

    It certainly seems a better phone. For me it misses wireless charging (not that big a deal), headphone jack, and user replaceable battery. I realise I am being old school here but I hate the trend. Also what is with that stupid notch that everyone is copying!
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP - Feedback

    Me too. Really annoying!!